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Caladene Lotion


Product introduction

Caladene Lotion is a prescription medicine used to treat allergic skin conditions. It works by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine), and provide relief from symptoms of skin allergy such as skin irritation.

Caladene Lotion should be used in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Wash your hands before using this medicine. It is advised to check the label for directions before use. It is for external use only.

Do not use this medicine more than the recommended dose. Inform your doctor if you have known allergies to this medicine. This medicine is generally safe to use and has minimal or no side effects.

However, if you experience rashes or itching or any other symptoms which you think are because of this medicine, please consult your doctor. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant or breastfeeding or are suffering from any other disease.

Uses of Caladene Lotion

Benefits of Caladene Lotion

In Allergic skin conditions

Caladene Lotion gives relief from itching, dryness and irritation associated with various allergic skin problems. It gives a cooling and a soothing effect when applied over rashes. It is also used to temporarily relieve pain caused by insect bites, minor burns, cuts and sunburn. Apply 2-3 times in a day or as prescribed. You may see an improvement in your skin after 2-3 weeks of using Caladene Lotion.

Side effects of Caladene Lotion

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Caladene

  • Limited data available

How to use Caladene Lotion

This medicine is for external use only. Use this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Shake it well and apply to the area evenly.

How Caladene Lotion works

Caladene Lotion is a combination of two astringents (Calamine and Camphor) and an antiallergic (Diphenhydramine). The astringents work by imparting a cooling sensation on the skin to relieve minor skin irritation. The antiallergic works by blocking the effects of a chemical messenger (histamine), thereby relieving symptoms of skin allergy.

Safety advice

Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Caladene Lotion during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breast feeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Caladene Lotion during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you forget to take Caladene Lotion?

If you miss a dose of Caladene Lotion, apply it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick tips

  • Caladene Lotion is used to treat itching and skin irritation due to allergies.
  • Before you applythis medicine, wash the skin with a mild soap (preferably non -scented) and water. Allow the skin to dry completely.
  • Apply Caladene Lotion directly to the skin and rub in gently. You may also use a cotton ball to smooth the medicine onto your skin. Wash your hands after applying.
  • Do not cover the area being treated with airtight dressings such as bandages unless directed by the doctor. Allow the medicine to dry on its own.

Fact Box

Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
DERMA

Patient concerns

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Allergic skin conditions in leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Dermatology
kindly send the Pictures of affected area.
Ive got tested for hiv after 4 months of possible exposure (not sure if partner was +ve and sex was with condom) and results were negative and its been 6 months till date after the possible exposure now i was suffering from blocked nose wnd difficulty in breathing so i went to a chest specialist and was given total ige" test and the report came +ve with very highly elevated ige levels about 2000 ku/l is there anything to worry and is there any relation between total ige levels and hiv im very stressed once again please help."
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetology
IgE levels indicate that the conditions is allergic
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References

  1. Fox LP, Merk HF, Bickers DR. Dermatological Pharmacology. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. pp. 1679-1706.
  2. Robertson DB, Maibach HI. Dermatologic Pharmacology. In: Katzung BG, Masters SB, Trevor AJ (Editors). Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. pp. 1047-1065.

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Industrial Estate, Kulappulli, Shoranur, Palakkad District - Kerala
Country of origin: India
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60 ml in 1 bottle
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